Currently fresh on the NFL field, Bryce Thompson is all set to place his mark on the professional arena. Though undrafted, he portrays excellent force in the games and currently stands as the defensive back.
As a member of the New Orleans Saints, Bryce is all about willpower, determination, and courage. He ensures to give his all in the gameplay and the life he leads.
This article will discuss the details of Bryce Thompson’s personal life ventures and career decisions. However, before we jump to the discussion, let us first get through a quick dose of general facts.
|Bryce William Thompson
|Date of Birth
|September 20, 1999
|Irmo, South Carolina
|22 Years Old (As of July 2022)
|5 feet 11 inches (1.80 meters)
|190 lb (86 kg)
|Dutch Fork High School
University of Tennessee
|New Orleans Saints
|Undrafted / 2021
Bryce Thompson is a man of medium built with toned physical muscles. He stands at the tall height of 5 feet 11 inches (1.80 meters) while weighing 190 lb (86 kg).
Likewise, he has an arm’s length of 30¾ inches and a hand size of 9¼inches. Similarly, Bryce portrays a wingspan of 74¼ inches. Talking about his physical appearance, Bryce has a shortly-maintained ski tone with shortly-maintained hair.
He has jet-black hair with a curly appearance and a black pair of eyes.
Bryce Thompson | Early Life
Thompson (fully named Bryce William Thompson) was born on September 20, 1999, under the star sign Virgo. Not many details about Thompson’s family, background, and parents are known.
As per to say, Bryce is the son of Tiffany Thompson while his father’s name is unknown, as so the details about his siblings and family details.
“Nobody in my family is competitive, but I don’t like losing. I’ve always wanted to be the best at everything.
Regarding his educational background, Bryce Thompson completed his early education at Dutch Fork High School. He attended the University of Tennessee, where he majored in communication studies.
Bryce Thompson | Career
Thompson commenced early training when he was just three years old. Back then, Bryce trained under his maternal grandfather and was the youngest trainee at the recreation center.
As a fun fact, Bryce was an ‘overly athletic’ baby who was put in gymnastics at just 18 months old. From an early age, he had the mindset to win, and it did not matter what games he played or what things he did; Bryce always wanted to win. And, of course, losing made him upset and sulk.
By middle school, Bryce had had several coaches to train him. During his high school days, Bryce stood forward to commit to his hometown South Carolina Gamecocks. However, they did not have him on the team concerning his academics.
Later moving to study in Tennessee, he was given a chance to portray on the team. Back then, his tenure with Tennessee commenced with the invitation to the spring game. Moving on, he commenced playing for the team under coach Pruitt.
However, before he enrolled on the team, Bryce bagged a 2.5 GPA and enrolled the team for the summer classes.
“I think he’s an instinctive player. I think he’s learning a new position and would be the first to tell you he has a long way to go to reach his potential.”
– Coach Pruitt
New Orleans Saint
After forgoing his last year in college, Bryce Thompson announced to enter into the 2021 NFL Draft. However, he remained undrafted and signed with the New Orleans Saint as an undrafted free agent.
Not long after it, the Saints waived him after his injury but then again, they signed him in on the practice squad. He made his NFL debut against the Miami Dolphins and signed a reserve/future contract on January 12, 2022.
Highlights And Achievements
- 2 x SEC Co-Defensive Player of the Week
- PFF College Nat’l Defensive Team of the Week
- PFF College SEC Defensive Team of the Week
- FWAA Freshman All-American (2018)
- SEC All-Freshman Team (2018)
- PFF College Midseason Second Team (2018)
- SEC Freshman of the Week
- Three-time PFF College SEC Defensive Team of the Week
Bryce Thompson | Net Worth
At present, the details of Bryce Thompson’s net worth are unknown. However, with his contract with the New Orleans Saints, Bryce earns a base salary of $705,000, while the Saints’ contract value is $1,575,000.
Bryce Thompson | Personal Life
According to the sources, Bryce Thompson’s current relationship status is unknown. However, he got involved in a relationship before, and yes, that relationship spun tons of controversies around them.
Domestic Assualt Charge
Back in 2019, Bryce Thompson was charged with misdemeanor domestic assault by a witness. As per the sources, Bryce and his girlfriend of four years had argued at Stokely Hall, which led to the staircase.
Hence, the witness called the cops and testified that Thompson threatened to “slap the (expletive) out of” his girlfriend and to “shoot up the school.” However, after the arrest, Bryce’s girlfriend testified for him.
“Thompson has a bad temper and has punched walls during past arguments, but there was no point during the argument that I was scared or felt like he was going to hurt me, and he never touched me. It just was a little bit louder.”
– Bryce’s girlfriend
Hence, Bryce was released, but this is not his first accusation against a woman. Back in 2018, his then-girlfriend claimed that Thompson gave her threats. His threats stated that Bryce would kill himself and any other guy she would date. In addition to that, the duo was granted a restraining order.
“Thompson has a history of violence against me and others. He has physically slapped me, choked me, and thrown me around. I fear for my safety and am constantly looking over my shoulder.”
– Bryce Thompson
Bryce Thompson is not active on any social media platforms. We will be sure to update his information as soon as he does.
Bryce Thompson | FAQs
Which jersey number does Bryce Thompson wear? How many games has he played till now?
Bryce Thompson wears jersey number 31 for the New Orleans Saints. He has only played two professional games to date.